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TikTok just revealed their most popular SA celebs for 2019 and Pearl Thusi tops the list

2019-12-18 15:36
Pearl Thusi (PHOTO:Getty/Gallo)
Pearl Thusi (PHOTO:Getty/Gallo)

Johannesburg – TikTok has revealed which local stars have ranked the highest on their app in 2019. 

The video-sharing service, which has become increasingly popular in the South African market, ranked their most popular South African celebrities, creators, challenges and music for the past year. 

Topping the list for the most popular celebrities on TikTok is actress Pearl Thusi, followed by her BFF DJ Zinhle. 

John Cena hitmaker Sho Madjozi takes the third spot, with K.O. and Busiswa coming in at fourth and fifth respectively.

The number one creator on the TikTok platform is magician/illusionist WianMagic.

In terms of challenges, South Africans went all out for #BringItHomeBokke and #LikeASouthAfrican who took first and second place their category. 


Want to know which songs local app users were turning to most? 

According to TikTok CG5's Absolutely Nothing was the most popular song for 2019. 

The Git Up by Blanco Brown took the second spot while S.A. artist Biggy's Dames was at number three. 

Ellie Goulding and Juice WRLD's Hate Me was number 4 and rounding up the top five was K.O.'s Caracara

TAKE A LOOK AT THE FULL LIST HERE:

Top Celebs:

Pearl Thusi

DJ Zinhle

Sho Madjozi

K.O.

Busiswa

Most popular challenges:

#BringItHomeBokke

#LikeASouthAfrican

#MzansiOrginal

#Woah

#BeGone

Most popular music:

CG5, Absolutely Nothing

Blanco Brown, The Git Up

Biggy, Dames

Ellie Goulding and Juice WRLD, Hate Me

K.O., Caracara

Most popular creators:

Wian

Chané

Kelly Kikx

Witney

Troy

Compiled by Nikita Coetzee